The high court says a nonprofit hospital should be exempt from property taxes if the value of its charitable services is greater than or equal to its property tax, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Illinois, and Minnesota.
Four transplant patients developed cancer from an organ donor whose breast cancer had gone undetected by multiple pre-transplant tests, according to a case report published in the American Journal of Transplantation.
Amarin announces the top-line results of a major clinical trial, showing that Vascepa, its prescription formulation of fish oil, significantly reduced the risk of deaths and other cardiovascular events when compared to a placebo.
NYU's School of Medicine made headlines last month when it announced full-tuition scholarships for all medical students, but Harvard Medical School officials said they don't plan on adopting a similar initiative. Here's why.
A new study finds inserting a tiny clip into the hearts of patients with severe heart failure significantly reduced death rates and hospitalizations and improved patients' quality of life. Advisory Board's Megan Tooley says this study will "likely provide a much-needed boost to proponents of transcatheter mitral valve repair" but cautions that results may not hold up in the real world.
The IV bag shortage has been a source of frustration for hospitals nationwide, but for Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, it brought unexpected benefits, Alia Paavola reports for Becker’s Hospital Review.
For patients confronted with high medical bills, they can present an unexpected—even shocking—financial blow. But even as journalists and politicians are increasingly digging into stories about "surprise medical bills," they often leave a root question unexamined: Where did those hospital prices come from in the first place?